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Director of Consulting Services
Mark has been with BBI since April 2001. As
director of Consulting Services, Mark oversees all aspects of carrying out
ethanol feasibility studies and preparing ethanol project business plans. In
2001, Mark’s group completed over 25 feasibility studies and business plans for
the growing ethanol industry.
Prior to joining BBI, Mark
was the industrial partnerships team leader for the Biofuels Program at the
National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. Mark’s NREL duties
included identifying and analyzing new opportunities for the application of
technologies for the production of ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass. During
his nine years at NREL, Mark managed a wide variety of projects including the
technical and economic evaluation of converting forest thinnings, wood waste,
wheat straw, rice straw and spent brewers grain to ethanol. Mark managed
projects with BCI, Arkenol, Masada, HFTA and other lignocellulosic technology
companies. Mark has a detailed understanding of ethanol production from both
starch and sugar based feedstocks as well as lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks.
Mark has 24 years experience in the fields of renewable energy and environmental
Prior to joining NREL, Mark
was a Senior Process Design Engineer for United Engineers and Constructors and
Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Mark’s 12 years at PG&E, once the largest
investor owned utility company in the country, provides an in depth
understanding of power production and the electric utility industry.
Mark has a Bachelor of
Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.
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